#OTD 1869: Reconstruction Convention finally declared adjourned

On February 6, 1869, the Reconstruction Convention met, but no quorum was present. According to the convention journal:

The President of the Convention thereupon declared the Reconstruction Convention adjourned, and directed the Secretary to turn over the Constitution adopted by this Convention and all ordinances, declarations and resolutions adopted by the same, and books and records, to the Adjutant General of the Fifth Military District as fast as the same could be arranged, written out and enrolled, and that the Secretary be charged with seeing to the compliance with this order.

45 of 90 delegates signed the incomplete constitution prepared by the Reconstruction Convention, and the constitution was approved by the electorate in July 1869.


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